Four malls in Sao Paulo have a pet-friendly food court – Vida de Bicho

If your dog is calm in crowded places and other dogs are around, it’s OK to take him to the mall (Photo: Pexels/Francesco Ungaro/CreativeCommons)

The number of pets in Brazilian homes is growing by leaps and bounds. According to research released in 2021 by the Companion Animals Committee, only during social isolation the rate was 30%.

In light of this growth, pets are increasingly becoming a part of teachers’ daily lives outside the home, including trips to malls. Out of this wave, many malls have begun offering exclusive spaces for pets to stay, while their owners feed and rest. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up four pet-friendly eateries in and around São Paulo malls.

Pet yard at Putanta Shopping Center (Photo: Disclosure)

Butantã Shopping’s pet yard allows teachers to feed their pets (Photo: Butantã Shopping / Disclosure)

Shop Potanta

Butantã Shopping offers Praça Pet, a place for visitors to have their meals with their pets, as there is a restriction on access to the traditional food court, due to health reasons.

The place has a structure with water, an area for the physiological needs of pets and bags for hygiene. There is no screen to keep the pet while the teacher is ordering food, but the establishment provides a QR code for people to activate the restaurants, which acts as a delivery service within the mall itself.

In addition to Praça Pet, the mall has two other environments for pets: Casa Pet and Pet Parque. The first has a structure with fresh water, pet hygiene bags, and Instagram spaces to record fun photos of the animals alone or with teachers. per second, there is space for Fit, with obstacles such as ramps and tunnels. Access to both environments is free.

When: Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Av. Representative Jacob Salvador Zvibel, Jardim Trussardi, Sao Paulo, SP.
Km: Free entry.

An exclusive area for pets at Jardim Pamplona Shopping Center (Photo: Disclosure)

Exclusive pet area at Jardim Pamplona Shopping Mall (Photo: Jardim Pamplona Shopping/Advertising)

Jardim Pamplona for shopping

At Jardim Pamplona Shopping, teachers can have their meals with their pets in a private area near the traditional dining hall. However, there are no monitors or delivery system.

Restaurants on the roof They also allow pets outside. In this case, the service is served directly by the waiters at the tables.

The mall also has two pet stations, with a water point and an area for the animal’s physiological needs.

When: Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: R. Pamplona, ​​1704, Jardim Paulista, São Paulo, SP.
Km: Free entry.

Pet yard at Santana Park Shopping Center (Image: Publicity)

Pet yard at Santana Park Shopping Center (Image: Publicity)

Santana Park Shopping Center

Like Butantã Shopping Center, Santana Parque Shopping Center has named its space Praça Pet. The 65 square meter venue can accommodate up to 24 people and is located near the main dining hall.

There are no monitors to watch pets, but the teachers have PetParker, which provides homes for the animals to wait while the family orders in the dining hall. To use the service, you need to download an application, scan the QR code located in the chosen space, select the “Open PetParker” option in the application and pet the animal. To remove it, simply scan the QR code again until the door opens.

Praça Pet also has a snack and food vending machine, as well as drinking fountains and disposable feeders scattered throughout.

The mall also has a free entertainment space for pets, located on the first floor of the project. The space contains obstacle games and benches for pets and teachers.

When: Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: R. Conselheiro Moreira de Barros, 2780, Santana, São Paulo, SP.
Km: Free entry.

Golden Square Shopping Food Square (Photo: Disclosure)

Golden Square Shopping Food Square (Photo: Golden Square Shopping/Advertisement)

Golden Square Shopping

The “food court” in Golden Square Shopping is 48 square meters and can accommodate up to 26 people and 12 pets. The place has a tube door and drinking fountains for the animals, which can accompany their teachers upon request in the restaurant. “The only restriction is entering the area intended for public consumption,” according to the mall’s regulations.

In addition to the dining space, the facility offers Pet Golden Park, which is located off the mall. The 450-square-meter site is fully fenced, allowing the owners to release their dogs to play on the playground. There is also a Pet Space, on the L2 floor, which has a drinking fountain and some toys Fit.

When: Monday through Friday from 10 am to 10 pm, and on Sundays from 11 am to 10 pm.
Where: Av. Kennedy, 700, Jardim do Mar, São Bernardo do Campo, SP.
Km: Free entry.

Is it okay to take dogs to the mall?

Many teachers doubt whether or not to take their dogs to malls, as it is generally a crowded and noisy environment. However, according to the vet Frederico Fontanelli won, Veterinary Course Coordinator at Faculdade Anhanguera, if the dog is calm in places where there are many people and other dogs are present and the facility allows pets, there are no problems.

“If he is a calm dog, not afraid of crowds, a walk in the mall will not hurt him. However, if it is a capricious and fearful animal, it can cause a lot of stress,” he says.

For the vet Joyce Limaa corporate education analyst at one of the largest pet store chains in Brazil, since they are clean and fresh places, malls can be good options for working on the socialization of dogs.

“Depending on the time of day, with fewer people and other animals influx, if the puppy begins to socialize more, this is an excellent experience, as he can gradually get used to the noises and different people and animals within a controlled area and relaxed environment,” notes the professional. .

However, said Dr. Joyce cautions that a teacher should always be aware of an animal’s behavior to know if it is enjoying the ride. Dogs are very transparent animals. Notice their expressions, and if they start to hide their tails between their legs, turn around, bark at people and animals and try to move on, maybe it’s time to leave and let the animal cool off in an environment familiar to them,” she recommends.

It also gives advice on how to determine if your dog is comfortable with the situation. “When an animal is curious, walks calmly, interacts, smells places and appears excited, we can see that walking is beneficial for them as well,” he explains.

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